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Masaya Yamada


SportSpeed Skating
Born03 Jul 1996
Higher educationPhysical Education - Nihon University: Tokyo, JPN
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.83 26 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1000m 1:08.62 27 Oct 2018 Nagano  
    1500m 1:45.66 17 Nov 2018 Obihiro  
    5000m 7:16.65 09 Dec 2012 Obihiro  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe was encouraged to take up the sport by his uncle, who was also a skater.  
Club / TeamNihon University : Tokyo, JPN  
Name of coachJohan de Wit [national], NED; Yuji Kawase, JPN, from 2015  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in grade four of primary school in Obihiro, Japan.  
General Interest
General Interest
HobbiesFootball. (, 25 Mar 2018)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the 1000m at the 2018 All Japan Single Distances Championships. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Most influential person in careerCoach Johan de Wit. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Hero / IdolJapanese speed skater Keiichiro Nagashima. (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Be confident." (Athlete, 20 Nov 2018)  
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